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    November 6, 2012
    5:00 - 6:00am EST  

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we will miss the storm for today. it is caold. 32 degrees at the airport. in the 20's in some of the northern suburbs. the clouds will thicken late in the day. we should see plenty of sunshine. there is the possibility of a nor'easter. >> good morning. not dealing with any incidents. looking good on 97 down towards 100. no problems on southbound 95. 53 on the north side. 58 past 70.
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700 looks good in towards the beltway -- 70 looks good in towards the beltway. this is the beltway at 97. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> the polls will open in about two hours here in maryland. dacey whoet to kim is live and baltimore city with the information you need. good morning. >> election officials expect a big turnout wherever you are voting. preparin advance can help. keep those lines moving. you can bring any printed material to the voting booth. market before you get there will
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help you to vote more quickly. you are not allowed to use your cell phone or camera inside a polling place. you can bring up two two children. you can wear clothing or stickers with political messages. you have to leave the polling place after the voting. bring a valid form of identification with you. >> you have to verify their main address and date of birth. maryland does not have an identification law. >> the polls open at 7:00 a.m. this morning and will stay open 8:00 tonight.on
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kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> maryland voters will select a new senator. some major issues will also appear on your ballot. >> the qualifications -- question three involves the removal of officials. >> if you support the maryland dream act is question number four. question five asks -- >> another major item is question 6 -- a policy the question as a religious issue. >> we support marriage equality
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and we'll stand by it. >> if approved, churches would be protected. maryland would be the first state to approve gay marriage at the polls. >> question number7 involves expanded gambling. >> question 7 fails tomorrow, we will respect the people's voice and we will go home. will not invest $800 million and it will not employ those people and we will leave the the state. >> if question 7 passes, table games will be played in all maryland casinos. for more information on all of these issues, visit our website,
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wbaltv.com. we have a number of links on top of the home page. >> voters will also decide if there'll be another four years for president obama. >> hallie jackson joins us live with some of the story lines on this election day. we're getting some election results. >> at this hour, some of the new hampshire in dixville notch. it turns out 10 people cast ballots. it was five to five, a tie. could this be indicative of what is to come today? >> give this a time line of when to expect results later tonight.
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will we have to wait until the sun comes up/ >> that is a good question. we have a pool of when we will see results. polls in virginia close at 7:00 p.m. do not expect to see the networks call this race until 11:00 p.m. they want to be correct and not just be first. hoping to avoid what happened with george w. bush and john kerry. >> what are the vegas oddsmakers saying? >> i am not a betting person.
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the current odds for president obama are one in five. seven in two for mitt romney. who knows that factors into things? >> hallie jackson, thank you. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. are you heading to the polls today are due to vote early this year? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> stay with 11 news today. we'll have live coverage all day. >> 30 degrees at the airport. a close call as a suv try across a runway.
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>> this is traffic on the beltway. more and traffic and weather
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so, maybe you're trying to figure out question seven. well, let me give it a shot. if you're ok with marylanders spending five hundred and... fifty million a year gaming in other states, fair enough. but if you think we should keep that money here... add twelve thousand jobs, and generate millions for schools... well you should probably vote for question seven. because if it doesn't pass, all of this goes away.
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that's why the post called seven, common sense. but decide for yourself. >> welcome back. it is 38 degrees downtown but it is colder in the suburbs. it is in the mid 20's in some areas. you could find some frost on your windshield this morning. 29 in randallstown. 35 in rock hall. a mixture of sun and clouds.
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lots of sunshine this morning. it will be a chilly day. close to 50 this afternoon. >> we are following breaking news. a fire in baltimore city. you can see sirens flashing in the distance. happened on south broadway near fells point. we have a crew heading to the scene and will have updates as soon as they are available. >> the attorney general of new york is launching an investigation into reports of price gouging. there have been hundreds of consumer complaints which
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accused merchants of hiking prices on essential goods, especially gasoline. a beaver dam dislodged in washington state. the dam is holding back a pond and mud and water flooded the area. it was a natural occurrence. >> the top of a suv was clipped by a new pilot. his wife was taping the landing. no serious injuries were reported. people frequently ignore the stop sign painted on the road. wow. that is scary. >> 'let's try that again."
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32 degrees at the airport. apple doubles the sale of its newest ipad. >> keep an eye on your budget. >> there is some fire department >> there is some fire department activity on broadway
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maryland, it's time. time for marriage equality. question 6 strengthens protections for our churches and guarantees the civil right to commit to the one you love. while there are those trying to divide us, presidents obama and clinton stand with us. pastors, business leaders, newspapers, democrats and republicans are all coming together for question 6. because it's about fairness-- treating everyone equal under the law. and who could be against that?
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>> now insta-weather plus and traffic pulse 11 together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute.
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not bad on the major roadways. we have fire department activity on broadway. closures will be in effect. 83 checking out ok. problem free on the j.f.x. looking good south of the beltway. 61 on the west side of the beltway. here's a quick, live ok at traffic. this is 83 north of the beltway. so far so good at all the way down to the beltway. this is 95 towards the fort mchenry and no delays. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> i guess it it is my turn. what happened to kurt kronke/
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all right, fine. i was looking over here. i was talking to mindy. 29 in jarrettsville. we're watching a storm developing off to the south. it will be chilly this morning with temperatures in the 20's and 40's. this will stay south of us today. most of the models have taken this storm further to the east. the major impact will be at the beaches. we will still get into the precipitation. around frederick, you guys monacacy precipitation -- you
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guys might not get any precipitation. there will be some gusty winds. here's what we expect. around baltimore, we expect a mix of rain and snow showers. not cold enough to stick on the ground. it will be breezy but not bad with temperatures in the 40's. a good chance for a cold rain at the beaches. there will be a nor'easter coming up the coast. the impact will be less. a mixture of sun and clouds. high temperatures between 47 and 52 degrees. tonight the clouds will thicken up.
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temperatures drop back into the upper 40's. no precipitation until tomorrow. the chance for precipitation tomorrow will be 40%. there could be a mix of rain and snow showers on thursday morning. then some nice weather going into the weekend with temperatures into the 60's. >> 3 million sold in three days. that is how many ipads apple has sold since friday. that is double the first weekend sales for the wife-only models back in march. if you wait until the last few
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weeks to finish your holiday shopping, is the post holiday debt. you can stash some cash before black friday. >> to find extra cash come there are some simple tips. stop paying for text messages with a variety of free texting apps. >> use an app on your phone. free of charge. >> dig in your wallet to find and sell unwanted gift cards. an online gift card exchange is better than nothing. just your tax withholding. >> that is your money that the
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government is giving back to you in the spring. you could be saving or investing that money or spending it on holiday gifts. >> it is as simple as filing a new w-4 form with your employer. >> slow sales drive suzuki into bankruptcy. jane king has the bloomberg business report. good morning, jane. >> hi, stan. futures this morning are a little bit higher but they are quiet. election day is finally here. this is the most expensive election to date.
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they have spent $931 million so far. the tab is more than $4 billion through last sunday. some say as much as $6 billion could be spent on the election. obama and romney appeared to be in agreement in spending on cyber security and drones. getting to stocks, baby steps hire. people do stay on the sidelines. suzuki xing the u.s. car market -- exitted the u.s. car market. this move does not affect sales of motorcycles.
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at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> home owners might get a break from their mortgage lenders. >> this is for distressed homeowners possibly facing foreclosure. this is for those hit hard by the hurricane. how to talk to your lender and what macy's is doing to prepare for black friday shoppers. >> thank you. >> 5:23. ladies night for the ravens. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. are you heading to the polls today, or did you vote early this year? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com.
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it's oysternomics 101. you start with a u.s. senator named ben. by helping restore thousands of acres of oyster beds, he kept hundreds of oystermen on the job... which keeps wholesalers in business... and that means more delivery companies... making deliveries to more restaurants... which hire more workers. and that means more oystermen. it's like he's out here with us. he's my friend, ben. i hope he's your friend, too. i'm ben cardin, and i approved this message.
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>> it was a big win for the ravens on sunday. >> there were giveaways and special appearances by ravens players, all for the ladies. >> we did the field goal and the field drills. it was more personal. >> it was postponed because of a possibility of an orioles home playoff game. >> 32 degrees at the airport. >> we continue our coverage on this election day.
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the latest on the campaign trail. >> the weather should be quiet for this election day. there should be a nor'easter coming up the coast tomorrow. >> we are tracking some problems in t
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so, maybe you're trying to figure out question seven. well, let me give it a shot. if you're ok with marylanders spending five hundred and... fifty million a year gaming in other states, fair enough. but if you think we should keep that money here... add twelve thousand jobs, and generate millions for schools... well you should probably vote for question seven. because if it doesn't pass, all of this goes away. that's why the post called seven, common sense. but decide for yourself.
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>> i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. is it going to be chilly? >> my have to scrape some frost off your windshield. we haven't said that for a while.
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the afternoon temperatures have been below average. it may be a little bit of a shock to you. we will make it to 50 this afternoon. a mixture of sun and clouds. it will be kind of chilly today. >> get out and vote. the frost may set you back a few minutes. one problem at broadway with fire activity. southbound 795, speeds around 57 miles per hour. 59 on the west side down towards 70. 59 on the b-w parkway just past 32. this is 83 north of the beltway.
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on to the j.f.x., a smooth ride into town. this is 95 south of eastern avenue. looking good at the fort mchenry. the area bridges checking out just fine. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> we are continuing to follow breaking news. crews are on the scene of a fire in southeast baltimore. 500 block of south broadway. you can see lights flashing in the distance. fire officials called a fourth alarm. this is the same location as a supermarket fire from a few months ago.
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kim dacey is on her way to the scene. >> time to dust off those numbertwo pencils. it is election day. >> more in just a minute. in ohio.otts is an ohi >> a time of this morning in dixville notch. they cast five votes for president obama and five votes for governor romney. the governor in manchester ends his campaign. >> we have seen a movement across this country. the size of these crowds, my goodness.
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i understand there are a few thousand people out doors that could not get in. >> the governor hits the road again in pennsylvania and ohio. president obama would set up this morning in chicago. he plans to continue and election day tradition -- a game of basketball before watching the results tonight. he first won four years ago in iowa. >> as long as there is a child in this country languishing in poverty, barred from opportunity, our work is not done. our fight for change goes on. >> the president promises a better tomorrow if elected. that tomorrow made permanent begin today. 1.6 million people in ohio have
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already voted. tracie potts, nbc news, cincinnati. >> there are a number of other issues up for a vote in maryland. maryland's will choose a new u.s. senator -- marylanders will choose a new u.s. senator. >> question one through seven on your ballot, a includes expanded gambling. is some information you need to know. you can bring information into the booth. you are not allowed to use your cell phone or computer
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equipment inside the polling place. you can bring two children inside the clothing place. you have to leave the polling place after you vote. it is a good idea to bring a valid form of identification with you. the polls are open from 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. for a complete coverage, you can go to our website, wbaltv.com. error details on the latest presidential candidates and you can search for your polling place -- there are details on the latest presidential candidates. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. are you heading to the polls
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today, or did you vote early this year? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> a man remains in critical condition after police say somebody attacked him in downtown baltimore. police say he was walking near lombard street when procter men started beating and kicking him . suffered three skull fractures. it appears the attack was unprovoked. >> we are going to look into the victims background to see if there was a dispute. >> police are hoping crime camera footage will help out in their investigation. in number of people called 911. there was a stabbing death of a
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woman in southwest baltimore. the victim was believed to be inner 50 her 50's. >> an electrical fire critically injured a man at his home. more than 75 fire crew members responded in crownsville. the victim was pulled from the basement of the home. the fire caused about $75,000 worth of damage. >> pure blood pressure down and that could be beneficial to your brain. >> a multivitamin could help prevent cancer. a new study shows it does not have the same effect on heart disease. >> we're dealing with fire activity in the city.
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we will
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>> welcome back. 38 degrees downtown. this is one of those mornings where it could be 10 degrees cooler in the suburbs. you probably have to scrape some frost off your windshield. it is -- i cannot do it unless you show it to me. people think i memorize this stuff. 35 in rock hall. a mixture of sun and clouds. no precipitation this evening.
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will be chilly with a high temperature of 50 degrees. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. >> it is no secret high blood pressure is bad for your health. >> it might be bad for your brain, too. hypertensive people in the 40's were studied. study is the first of its kind to report these findings. treating high blood pressure could positively affect brain health. taking multivitamins will do nothing to prevent heart disease in men. >> more than 14,000 men were followed for more than a decade. they took a multi vitamin or a placebo.
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there was no reduction in heart attacks among those taking the multivitamins. exercise and healthy eating our proven ways to cut down on heart risks. >> 5:42. 32 degrees at the airport. no time to dwell on the ravens' latest win. >> expect some chilly temperatures as you head to the temperatures as you head to the polls today
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>> now insta-weather plus and traffic pulse 11 together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. right now the major roadways continue to move well. we have some fire department activity in the city. you can see a lot of activity near broadway between eastern
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and fleet. closures in effect in that area. kim dacey will have a live report shortly. broglie between eastern and fleet is our problem -- broadway between eastern and fleet is our problem. 56 on southbound 95 towards the fort mchenry. this is 97 north have been filled boulevard. -- benfield boulevard. so far so good all the way down to the fort mchenry and beyond. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> we do not expect any with the bank problem on this election any -- we don't expect
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weather problems on this election day. there could be some frost on your windshield. give yourself a few extra minutes. here's the storm coming across the southeast part of the country. there'll be a nor'easter on the coast tomorrow. most of the models have shifted towards the east. we're on the western fringe of the precipitation shield. around frederick, you guys might not get any preceip at all. if we do get any precipitation, it would be a mix of snow and rain. around baltimore, a 40% chance for rain or snow showers.
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it will be breezy day tomorrow with temperatures in the low 40's. at the beaches, you will be closer to the center of the storm. the wind will be a little stronger at the beach. better news in that respect. a mixture of sun and clouds. no weather problems. temperatures will be about 10 degrees below average. i think the storm will be far enough to the south so that we didn't have any precipitation around the evening hours. a little messy on wednesday and thursday. 40% chance for rain or snow showers on wednesday into thursday morning with little or
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no accumulation. it will be kind of breezy with temperatures in the 40's. nice weather into the weekend. >> officials in new jersey and new york are working to make sure residents can get out and vote. >> displaced residents can cast a provisional ballot any polling place. at least 106 deaths in the u.s. as a result of sandy. >> 75 marylander b.g.e. workers are helping in the restoration effort in new york and new jersey. there will help repair a natural gas outages because of flooding. others are helping customers in pennsylvania.
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>> massive trees are down everywhere. you cannot go down the roads at all. it is amazing how much damage there is. >> crew members are expected to be deployed for a least a week. looking to find homes for nearly 300 residents, all displaced by last week's storm. >> a housing committee was flooded. a community center is offering a temporary shelter. garrett county, more than 3000 homes and businesses are still without power and some are buried in snow. sandy dumped up to two and a half feet of snow.
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power should be restored in alternate locations. >> 32 degrees at the airport. a difficult situation take another hit. >> pete gilbert has sports coming up. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. hope you have them. so, maybe you're trying to figure out question seven.
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well, let me give it a shot. if you're ok with marylanders spending five hundred and... fifty million a year gaming in other states, fair enough. but if you think we should keep that money here... add twelve thousand jobs, and generate millions for schools... well you should probably vote for question seven. because if it doesn't pass, all of this goes away. that's why the post called seven, common sense. but decide for yourself.
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>> good morning. the ravens are a somewhat confounding team. what they have accomplished this season has allow them to earn six wins at eight games. they get to the redstone and score a field goals -- they kid and score a zone field goals. john harbaugh can talk about the team meeting to get better while
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planning on another playoff run. >> i am pleased that we are 6-2. we're not the team we need to be. we'd be better on third down. we need to protect our quarterback more consistently. we need to throw and catch better. >> the ravens have an off day. they play oakland this weekend. maryland had to change quarterbacks because of injury. number 9 suffered a torn acl in 70's loss to georgia tech. he will miss the rest of his final year with the terps.
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maryland has a three games remaining. role reversal between the orioles and red sox. rick peterson could be pitching coach later today. he was in charge of the oriole'' minor-league pitching. norfolk ande and your folin bowie. the eagles lost in football last night. >> we are following breaking news. a massive fire. >> kim dacey is on the scene. >> we are here and the fire is a couple blocks this way on broadway. it is north of the broadway market.
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there is a five story building on fire. more than 100 firefighters on the scene. the building has partially collapsed. are several trucks fighting the fire. right now the fire is actively going. a lot of smoke. this is the same building that caught fire several months ago. it is a supermarket building. a five story building on fire. a lot of smoke and a lot of water blowing around as they try to get this thing under control. reporting live, kim dacey, wbal- tv 11 news. >> thank you.
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the polls open in just more than an hour here in maryland. >> after election day comes thanksgiving. the main entree will not cost to as much as you think. >> if you combine a lack of sleep with john foods, that could be a bad recipe. >> there is word of closures related to the fire activity. there is an accident on the b-w parkway
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>> we have breaking news in